Ontario calls for end to online gambling monopoly

Province targets competition and mobile betting with new budget although stakeholders downplay immediate impact

Online gambling in Canada’s largest province of Ontario could be opened to private companies for the first time under new proposals unveiled by the province’s government. In parliamentary sessions on Thursday, the province’s Conservative government unveiled its first budget, which included a pledge to establish a competitive market for online gambling that will “reflect consumer…

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